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Version: 4.4.1 updated
Upload Date: 4 May 20
Developer: IconFactory
Distribution Type: Shareware
Price: 49.99 $
Downloads: 55
Size: 28808 Kb

Rating: 3.0/5 (Total Votes: 4)

Created for designers by ARTIS Software & The Iconfactory, xScope is a powerful set of tools that are ideal for measuring, aligning and inspecting on-screen graphics and layouts. xScope is six tools in one that will help any designer do their job faster and produce more accurate results.

What is new in this release:

  • Lowered CPU usage when xScope is hidden

What is new in version 4.3.2:


  • Full compatibility with macOS Mojave, including dark mode
  • Measurements now use a monospaced system font so they don't jump around
  • Updated various graphics and fixed some alignment issues

What is new in version 4.3.1:


  • Full compatibility with macOS High Sierra
  • The color palette in the Loupe now shows the selected color value at the bottom:
    • Makes it easy to compare with the value under cursor
    • The color's text can be copied and pasted as needed
  • Added a new control in Overlay alignment to account for browser scrollbar
  • The Toolbar window is a lot easier to drag around now
  • Improved the appearance of scrollbars

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed problems with window shadows not appearing in Loupe and Screen tools
  • Fixed an issue that could cause two Overlay windows to appear
  • Fixed a display issue with px units while editing Overlay grids
  • Fixed a problem restoring measurement types in Overlay

What is new in version 4.3:


  • Full compatibility with macOS Sierra
  • Guides have a new preference setting to keep the text on the indicators aligned
  • Measurement units and Guides/Frames display can now be set with Dock menu
  • Increased the range when positioning the Overlay image
  • Overlay image can now be re-centered by double-clicking on the scroller

Bug Fixes

  • Guides and Frames no longer appear after you launch the app
  • Ruler settings are now restored correctly so they won't get tiny anymore
  • Fixed an problem with Dimensions working on complex backgrounds
  • Overlay works with the iOS Simulator window again
  • Screenshots taken by xScope now include a color profile for the display

What is new in version 4.2:

New Features

  • A new setting in General preferences makes tool windows stay in the Space where they were activated. If you do design or development in one space and email or chat in another, try it out!


  • The new eyedropper icon on the Loupe can quickly switch the working color space
  • Added a Loupe preference to highlight colors that are out of gamut

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a problem where some colors in the palette would shift between launches
  • Color values in the Loupe are no longer truncated
  • Fixed issues which caused Rulers to not activate correctly
  • Layout of controls in Dimensions preferences now look better on El Capitan
  • Updates are now done over a secure connection

What is new in version 4.1.5:

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with downloads in Gatekeeper on El Capitan

What is new in version 4.1.4:


  • Updated fonts in Text tool settings for El Capitan
  • The system font is now used wherever appropriate

Bug Fixes

  • Color blindness simulation now works correctly on El Capitan
  • Dimensions measurements on El Capitan now detect edges correctly
  • Screenshots work again on El Capitan

What is new in version 4.1.3:

  • Mirror tool on iOS now supports Apple Watch
  • Added "My Watch" templates to the Mirror tool
  • Mirror help was updated with information about Apple Watch
  • Overlay no longer requires AppleScript setup
  • Icons in Mirror templates now render correctly on the Retina display

What is new in version 4.1.2:

  • Added support for Swift literals like "u{1F4A9}" in Text tool
  • The Loupe no longer has high memory usage while in the background
  • Fixed the version number formatting in the Sparkle update prompt

What is new in version 4.1.1:

  • Updated document icon appearance for Yosemite
  • Mirror now maintains transparent background on windows (helpful with Bezel app)

What is new in version 4.0:

  • Modern Interface - Re-designed for increased usability and a fresh new look
  • Retina Display - Fully supported
  • OS X Support - Runs on Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite
  • Optimized Performance - Lower CPU and GPU usage for improved battery life
  • Photoshop Integration - Documents stay put when using xScope's tools
  • Screenshot hot key now works for Dimensions, Overlay, Screens, Loupe & Frames
  • New Access panel: preference window fits better on 11" MacBook Air
  • Menubar defaults to single icon (so 10 tools don't use too much space)
  • Preferences window appears more quickly after first launch
  • Added a dark icon option for the Dock
  • Enhances Your Web Browser - Attaches to window to make development easier
  • Alignment Marks - Check positioning & distances in px/em/pt and percentages
  • Mockup Image - A transparent design comp over your HTML and CSS code
  • Grids with Breakpoints - Grid systems that stay in sync with your media queries
  • Cycle Breakpoints - Quickly check your design at all sizes used in your CSS
  • Full-page Screenshot - Get a picture of your whole web page
  • Works with iOS Simulator - Great for testing in Safari or developing native apps
  • Powerful Search - For name or tag in any of the 100,000+ Unicode characters
  • Decipher Text - Deciphers text entities, encodings, constants, and more!
  • Automatic Reformat - Automatically corrects Windows-1252 (Latin) text
  • Convert Format - Output text as a string, entities, URL encoding, and more!
  • Measure Glyphs - Shows line, character or web layout: including font metrics & CSS
  • Character Palette - A handy place to collect commonly used Unicode characters
  • Mirror Templates - Automatically shows icon or wallpaper mockup on iOS
  • AirPlay Mirroring - Show your files & Photoshop documents on an Apple TV
  • Photoshop Document Lock - Prevent updates when switching between PSD files
  • Now picks up solid colors more easily: helpful when working on "flat" designs
  • Multiple Rulers - Compare measurements on a pair of screen elements
  • Ruler Synchronization - Keeps length & angles of rulers in sync when comparing
  • De-retinizer - Quick simulation on Retina display of a normal display
  • Updated sizes for iOS 7 & 8 - includes standard UI components & Safari sizes
  • Reference Color Format - For example, work in hex color while viewing RGB format
  • Magnified Dimensions - The tool you know and love, working in a closeup view
  • Compact Interface - UI refinements make better use of screen real estate
  • Quick Guide Selection - New keys that let you keep hands on the keyboard
  • Any Display - You're no longer limited to just a left or right display
  • Spacing Grid - Show a regularly spaced interval: digital graph paper for your design
  • Quick Guide Selection - New keys that let you keep hands on the keyboard
  • Any Display - You're no longer limited to just a left or right display
  • The preferences window now remembers its last position and selected panel
  • Fixed display problems on Ruler when moving to a different screen
  • Ruler position indicators no longer appear when switching between pt & px setting
  • Fixed Guides/Frames problems after launching on a newly attached external display
  • Removed "Center Follows Ruler" since it no longer makes sense with multiple rulers
  • Fixed a drawing problem with ratio indicator on a Frame
  • Undo will no longer make the purchase window unresponsive in some situations

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